Geno Smith Participates in IMG Combine


Dec 29, 2012; Bronx, NY, USA; West Virginia Mountaineers quarterback Geno Smith (12) warms up prior to the start of the 2012 New Era Pinstripe Bowl against the Syracuse Orange at Yankee Stadium. Syracuse defeated West Virginia 38-14. Mandatory Credit: Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports

Geno Smith is wasting little time preparing for the 2013 NFL Draft. After a little time off over the holidays, the former Mountaineers signal caller is ramping up his preparations for the NFL combine.

This week, he is in Bradenton, FL participating in the IMG Academy’s NFL Combine/ Training Program.

The IMG combine is a place where NFL prospects go to work on their combine measurables such as speed, agility, jumping, and the like in preparation for the drills they will be tasked with in the official NFL combine in Indianapolis.

The IMG event has 35 participants this year, including West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith. Others taking part in the combine are:

Jan 4, 2013; Arlington, TX, USA; Texas A

  • Luke Joeckel, Texas A&M, OT
  • Aaron Dobson, Marshall, WR

    Sheldon Richardson, Missouri, DT

    Tyler Eifert, Notre Dame, TE

    Shariff Floyd, Florida, DT

    Barrett Jones, Alabama, C/OG

    Jan 7, 2013; Miami, FL, USA; Notre Dame Fighting Irish linebacker Manti Te

    Tyler Wilson, Arkansas, QB

  • Manti Te’o, Notre Dame, LB
  • Justin Hunter, Tennessee, WR

    Zac Dysert, Miami (Ohio), QB

    Margus Hunt, Southern Methodist, DE

    Ty Powell, Harding, LB

    Sep 8, 2012; Clemson, SC, USA; Clemson Tigers wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins (6) scores a touchdown during the second quarter of the game against the Ball State Cardinals at Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Joshua S. Kelly-USA TODAY Sports

    Blidi Wreh-Wilson, Connecticut, CB

    Robert Alford, Southeastern Louisiana, CB

    Menelik Watson, FSU, OT

    Trevardo Williams, Connecticut, LB

  • DeAndre Hopkins, Clemson, WR
  • Gerald Hodges, Penn State, LB

    Oct 22, 2011; Tallahassee, FL, USA; Florida State Seminoles defensive end Bjoern Werner (95) against Maryland Terrapins in the first quarter of their football game at Doak Campbell Stadium. The Seminoles beat the Terrapins 41-16. Mandatory Credit: Phil Sears-USA TODAY Sports

    Everett Dawkins, Florida State, DT

    Kwame Geathers, Georgia, DT

  • Bjoern Werner, Florida State, DE
  • Zach Line, Southern Methodist, FB

    Vance McDonald, Rice, TE

    J.C. Tretter, Cornell, OG

    Nov 17, 2012; Madison, WI, USA; Wisconsin Badgers quarterback Curt Phillips (10) hands off the ball to running back Montee Ball (28) as the team plays the Ohio State Buckeyes at Camp Randall Stadium. Ohio State defeated Wisconsin in overtime 21-14. Mandatory Credit: Mary Langenfeld-USA TODAY Sports

    Tommy Bohanon, Wake Forest, FB

    Gavin Escobar, San Diego State, TE

    Albert Rosette, Nevada, LB

    John Wetzel, Boston College, OT

  • Montee Ball, Wisconsin, RB
  • Garrett Gilkey, Chadron State, OL

    September 1, 2012; Baton Rouge, LA, USA; LSU Tigers safety Eric Reid (1) reacts after intercepting a pass against the North Texas Mean Green during the second quarter of a game at Tiger Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

    Devin Smith, Wisconsin, CB

    Nick Williams, Samford, DT

  • Eric Reid, LSU, S
  • Covaughn DeBoskie-Johnson, Cal, RB

    The 35 athletes will be led through drills and video analysis by a coaching staff headed by former Florida State quarterback, and Heisman trophy winner, Chris Weinke.